Latest Data (2016)
Population 72,558
Nationwide Rank 483

Quick Facts

New Britain, Connecticut is the 483rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

New Britain, Connecticut is a city.

New Britain, Connecticut is currently 3.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

New Britain, Connecticut's growth is below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

New Britain, Connecticut Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
473 Rapid City, South Dakota 74,048 23.3%
474 New Braunfels, Texas 73,959 91.6%
475 Albany, Georgia 73,801 -3.7%
476 Temple, Texas 73,600 33.3%
477 Flower Mound, Texas 73,547 42.0%
478 Rochester Hills, Michigan 73,422 6.4%
479 Southfield, Michigan 73,100 -6.6%
480 Rock Hill, South Carolina 72,937 43.6%
481 Turlock, California 72,796 27.8%
482 Decatur, Illinois 72,706 -11.2%
483 New Britain, Connecticut 72,558 1.3%
484 Apple Valley, California 72,553 32.8%
485 Bismarck, North Dakota 72,417 29.7%
486 Missoula, Montana 72,364 25.3%
487 Waukesha, Wisconsin 72,363 10.1%
488 Rancho Cordova, California 72,326 34.6%
489 Gulfport, Mississippi 72,076 0.8%
490 Lafayette, Indiana 71,782 16.8%
491 Lauderhill, Florida 71,626 7.0%
492 Flagstaff, Arizona 71,459 34.5%
493 Wilmington, Delaware 71,442 -1.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Connecticut

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
210 New Haven 129,934 4.9%
211 Stamford 129,113 9.8%
221 Hartford 123,243 -0.7%
274 Waterbury 108,272 0.8%
366 Norwalk 88,438 6.4%
388 Danbury 84,992 13.1%
483 New Britain 72,558 1.3%
615 Bristol 60,147 -0.2%
621 Meriden 59,622 2.3%
694 West Haven 54,516 4.0%
723 Milford 52,536 3.6%
824 Middletown 46,544 1.8%
918 Shelton 41,334 8.2%
959 Norwich 39,556 9.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 72,558 483
2015 72,808 476
2014 72,878 469
2013 72,939 461
2012 73,153 451
2011 73,193 445
2010 73,206 444
2009 70,548 453
2008 70,448 446
2007 70,510 436
2006 70,657 430
2005 70,560 418
2004 70,897 414
2003 71,547 409
2002 71,350 404
2001 71,481 396
2000 71,558 390
1990 75,481 299